Monthly Archives: July 2019

1st  29 June – 1 July 2019 – the weekend and overnight press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
  A global advert for the Hong Kong Anti Extradition Bill campaign – implications for the Remain Campaign (1) by Larry Ngan
  What happens the day after the next General Election? (40) by Richard Kemp
  Leadership contenders answer questions on social democracy, social justice and reaching beyond our base (4) by The Social Democrat Group
  Geoff Tordoff (1928-2019) (15) by Tony Greaves
  1 July 2019 – today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
2nd  SOS – how to summon help using your smartphone (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Freedom Across Borders (3) by Jonathan Brown
  ALDE Party Council meets in celebration in Zurich (2) by Jonathan Fryer
  Time for a Broad AllIance to take power? (31) by David Boyle
  Jo’s weekend – 29-30 June 2019 (0) by The Voice
  Ed’s Weekend – 29-30 June 2019 (0) by The Voice
  Lib Dem MEPs say Bollocks to Brexit (15) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo’s Days – 1-2 July 2019 (3) by The Voice
  Ed’s Days – 1-2 July 2019 (11) by The Voice
  2 July 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
3rd  Not turning our back on Europe – why Bollocks to Brexit is the perfect message from Lib Dem MEPs to the rest of the EU (51) by Josh R.
  How able is “negotiator” Hunt as compared to Johnson? (3) by Bernard Aris
  The Truth about Europe (47) by Kirsten Johnson
  Ending relative poverty in the UK is easy (123) by Michael Berwick-Gooding
  3 July 2019 – today’s press releases (5) by Mark Valladares
4th  4 July 2019 – the overnight press release (5) by Mark Valladares
  YOU are needed NOW in Brecon and Radnorshire (6) by Michael Taylor
  WATCH: Martin Horwood’s speech to the European Parliament: Brexit is not inevitable (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Chuka calls out Ann Widdecombe’s slavery comments (13) by Caron Lindsay
  Plaid Cymru stand aside for Lib Dem Jane Dodds in Brecon and Radnorshire (10) by The Voice
  4 July 2019 – today’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
5th  LibLink: Chuka Umunna: London’s young people know how to stop the knife crime epidemic – here’s what they told me (6) by NewsHound
  The problem of sustaining Liberalism in Britain today (75) by Katharine Pindar
  Lord William Wallace writes…Fighting for liberal values (12) by Lord William Wallace
  +++The six candidates standing at the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election (3) by Paul Walter
  5 July 2019 – today’s press release (3) by Mark Valladares
6th  Jane Dodds gives perfect response to Boris on British languages (28) by Paul Walter
  Good luck to everyone for a happy London Pride 2019 today! (1) by The Voice
  Highlighting the need for better broadband connectivity across Powys (6) by Paul Walter
7th  How to book your place for the final Liberal Democrat Leadership Hustings (2) by The Voice
  Lib Dems say Bollocks to Homophobia and Transphobia at London Pride (3) by Caron Lindsay
  Jo Swinson and Ed Davey speak out on LGBT rights (0) by The Voice
  Ed and Jo answer Lib Dem Immigrants’ questions (6) by Caron Lindsay
  6-7 July 2019 – the weekend’s press release (28) by Mark Valladares
8th  8 July 2019 – the overnight press release (1) by Mark Valladares
  A new week starts, not much happening… (13) by Mark Valladares
  Was the diplomatic leak part of a plot to make Nigel Farage UK ambassador to the US? (35) by Paul Walter
  Jo Swinson’s tour of Brecon and Radnorshire’s by-election HQ (3) by Caron Lindsay
  8 July 2019 – today’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
  8 July 2019 – at the end of the day, it’s the end of the day… (3) by Mark Valladares
9th  9 July 2019 – the overnight press releases (4) by Mark Valladares
  Being “tolerated’ is not enough (11) by Mathew Hulbert
  What I’d change about the coalition (129) by George Kendall
  Ed Davey goes to Brecon to campaign for Jane Dodds (0) by Caron Lindsay
  9 July 2019 – today’s press releases (5) by Mark Valladares
10th  10 July 2019 – the overnight press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
  Radical doesn’t have to be big (11) by Jake Perkins
  Autumn Conference FCC Report (29) by Zoe O’Connell
  Making a difference – the first Mental Health First Aid Impact Report (3) by Kirsten Johnson
  10 July 2019 – today’s press releases (11) by Mark Valladares
11th  Government under increasing pressure to fund social care (15) by Kirsten Johnson
  The unstoppable Rise and Fall of “Tony” or “Pony” Johnson (13) by Bernard Aris
  Lord Roberts is fighting to protect child asylum seekers (7) by Kirsten Johnson
  Our #BollocksToHate campaign is for everyone (11) by James Burstall
  11 July 2019 – today’s press release (0) by Mark Valladares
12th  Amazing Lib Dem GAIN in Bridlington (13) by Caron Lindsay
  Reprise: Managing staff – a chance to show liberalism in action (3) by Stephen Harte
  Christine Jardine: MPs have a free vote on assisted dying. We should not deny choice to those who deserve it (11) by The Voice
  Ed and Jo talk to the Electoral Reform Society (0) by Caron Lindsay
  12 July 2019 – today’s press release (1) by Mark Valladares
13th  Grey areas: Norman Lamb describes the nightmare ordeal of a family over Mum’s death (5) by Caron Lindsay
  Response to Nick Harvey “inside leg” comment shows Party has made some progress (6) by Caron Lindsay
  Biscuits in Brecon…. (3) by Caron Lindsay
14th  Brecon and Radnorshire – a real test for the Liberal Democrats (4) by Trudi Hancock
  Observations of an ex pat: The special relationship (5) by Tom Arms
  Beatrice Wishart will fight Shetland by-election for the Scottish Lib Dems (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Vince Cable: Why I changed my mind on assisted dying (12) by The Voice
  13-14 July 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (2) by Mark Valladares
15th  Draining the British Swamp (29) by Richard Kemp
  15 July 2019 – today’s press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
16th  16 July 2019 – the overnight press release (1) by Mark Valladares
  Helping parents with the cost of school uniforms is a great campaign (46) by Simon McGrath
  WATCH: LBC LIb Dem Leadership Debate (5) by The Voice
  Ed Davey MP writes….My reflections from the Campaign Trail (10) by Ed Davey
  16 July 2019 – today’s press releases (3) by Mark Valladares
17th  Lib Link: Christine Jardine MP on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing (20) by The Voice
  Radical yet practical ways to improve food production (3) by Kirsten Johnson
  Von der Leyens promises to address some of the UK’s direst needs: Poverty, Social Security, Clean Air Cities (11) by Bernard Aris
  17 July 2019 – today’s press releases (6) by Mark Valladares
18th  Living Standards Audit 2019 (10) by Joe Bourke
  Liz Jarvis on gaining the confidence to stand as a parliamentary candidate (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Caron’s Brecon and Radnorshire diary (2) by Caron Lindsay
19th  A Lib Dem GAIN, three strong Holds, and a leap forward (68) by Caron Lindsay
  How to help Jane Dodds win Brecon and Radnorshire (1) by The Voice
  18 July 2019 – yesterday’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
  19 July 2019 – the overnight press releases (0) by Mark Valladares
  19 July 2019 – live from Brecon, today’s press releases… (1) by Mark Valladares
20th  Caron’s Brecon and Radnorshire Diary – Day 2 (12) by Caron Lindsay
21st  The strange death of municipal England (31) by Joe Bourke
  Jo Swinson MP writes….A campaign we can all be proud of (12) by Jo Swinson MP
22nd  20-21 July 2019 – the weekend’s press releases (1) by Mark Valladares
  Final chance to vote for Ed or Jo (0) by The Voice
  LibLink: Layla Moran – We must talk about Palestine, without being antisemitic (8) by The Voice
  Caron’s Brecon Diary 3 (2) by Caron Lindsay
  Chuka Umunna MP writes…Lib Dems are the only party committed to stopping Brexit and tackling the causes of Brexit (19) by Chuka Umunna
  Spring Conference is to take place in York (0) by Caron Lindsay
  Cheers, Vince (1) by Caron Lindsay
  And our new leader is…….Jo Swinson (24) by Caron Lindsay
  In full: Jo Swinson’s first speech as Lib Dem Leader: Don’t just shout at the television, join us and transform our country (12) by Caron Lindsay
  WATCH LIVE: Jo Swinson’s first rally (0) by Caron Lindsay
  The Swinson Surge is under way (27) by Caron Lindsay
23rd  I’m delighted it’s Jo, even though I voted for Ed (3) by Eleanor Rylance
  Lord William Wallace writes…How do we beat the libertarian, populist right? (34) by Lord William Wallace
  “Mandate”? A.B.dP.Johnson has a mandate from 0.14% of the UK population (62) by Paul Walter
  Boris is PM.   What comes next? (17) by Paul Reynolds
  Welcome to Jo (39) by Tahir Maher
24th  Prime Minister Johnson – two potential glimmers of positivity (20) by Paul Walter
  A big thank you to Ed and Jo for championing Trans rights (3) by Charley Hasted
  LDV talks to….Jane Dodds (1) by Caron Lindsay
  How will Boris fix the Irish border problem? (9) by Anthony Durham
  ALDC Advice: Building your campaign team (1) by ALDC
  Perfectly pitched – Jo’s first PMQ (12) by Caron Lindsay
25th  Jo: A General Election? Bring it on…. (14) by NewsHound
  No deal Brexit preparations: Dutch look closely but don’t see much (Part 1) (2) by Bernard Aris
  Coalition? Who cares? (96) by Alex Wasyliw
  Jo tables motion of no confidence in Boris Johnson’s government (39) by News Meerkat
  Sal Brinton writes…Tell us who you think deserves Party Awards (0) by Sal Brinton
  A peek into Jane Dodds’ Llandrindod Wells office (5) by Caron Lindsay
  “Is he all talk and no trousers?” Jo’s first question to PM Boris (1) by The Voice
26th  A double Lib Dem GAIN in Gloucester (12) by Caron Lindsay
  Observations of an ex pat: Sorry (19) by Tom Arms
  The Lib Dem Lowdown – Swinson Surge Special (19) by Caron Lindsay
  We Lib Dems need to oppose austerity (38) by Paul Hindley
  An Autumn election the Liberals should win (9) by Jonathan Adcock
  Referendums: Getting it right next time (21) by Chris Fauske
27th  The Great Hack: What we should take away (13) by Joshua Hindle
  Sheffield is a lovely part of the world, and Laura Gordon would be an excellent Lib Dem MP (40) by Caron Lindsay
28th  LibLink: Jo Swinson: The Lib Dems represent modern Britain and we’re aiming for the top (23) by NewsHound
  Jo Swinson gives Jeremy Corbyn a lesson in opposing a terrible Government (84) by Caron Lindsay
  Lee Dillon elected prospective parliamentary candidate for Newbury (1) by Paul Walter
  A playlist fit for a new leader (2) by Caron Lindsay
  27-28 July 2019 – the weekend’s press release (1) by Mark Valladares
29th  Finding my voice… (6) by Emma Hunneyball
  Preparing for a Partnership Parliament (21) by Richard Kemp
  The shift to the extremes gives the Liberal Democrats a perfect chance (9) by Patrick Maxwell
  Swinson Surge: Could Jo Swinson be our next Prime Minister? (33) by Dominic Buxton
  Brecon diary – a gorgeous holiday with delivery thrown in (3) by Paul Walter
  29 July 2019 – today’s press release (2) by Mark Valladares
30th  If we have a snap election, I have a couple of requests… (61) by Daniel Henry
  LibLInk Kishan Devani: Jo Swinson, our future Prime Minister (0) by NewsHound
  Lord William Wallace writes….Money, money, money (25) by Lord William Wallace
  30 July 2019 – today’s press releases (13) by Mark Valladares
31st  Brecon diary: It’s not a proper election until you have a delivery injury (6) by Paul Walter
  Constitutional Amendments at Bournemouth conference (1) by Jeremy Hargreaves
  The road to redemption – a Lib Dem manifesto (22) by John Knox
  Be careful what you wish for (14) by Hugh Andrew
  Push the Guardian! (70) by Michael Meadowcroft
  On editing Lib Dem Voice (1) by Mary Reid
  Brecon diary: The rain stopped (4) by Paul Walter
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